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clara county supervisor dave cortese and other community leaders gathering thursdayto stand behind the lawsuit which argues the constitution does not give the president the power to use state and local governments as tools to implement it's policies.dave cortese/santa clara county board of supervisors" if we can get a favorable ruling it's going to send a message across the country that we are right, that the law is on our side and that you don't need to be fearful about enacting policies that are consistent with our constitution..."david campos/deputy county executive " you should be concerned that we have a president a president that is trying to use federal funds to essentially extort jurisdictions to do his bidding..."the county's argument will include a new study by the center for american progress whichfound that counties that do not enforce federal immigration efforts on average have 35.5 fewer crimes committed per 10,000 people, have a higher median household annual
income, less poverty and lower unemployment. sheriff laurie smith.laurie smith/santa clara county sheriff" we can't afford to a single resident fear to call us when they've been a victim of a crime or to report a crime, we can't afford to have people be afraid to call 911..."if federal funds are withheld, among the hardest hit services would be those provided by valley medical center, which recieves 70 percent of it's funding from the government. the cuts would hit social services, mental health providers and schools. (rob live) it's not clear if the judge will hand down a ruling tomorrow. observers tell me it could come sometime next week. that hearing is set for 9 a.m. tomorrow morning in san francisco federal court. live in san jose rob fladeboe kron 4 news (vicki) and san jose is not alone... several bay area cities are filing or have filed a lawsuit against president donald trump's order. san francisco, oakland, and richmond have all filed lawsuits... city attorneys
say the order is unconstitution al. and it is an attempt to deprive many cities of billions of federal dollars due to their sanctuary city status. santuary cities limit the cooperation of local officials with federal immigration authorities. (grant) breaking news out of maryland... more than two dozen people are stuck on a roller coaster at six flags america in bowie. you're looking at video of fire crews trying to safely get people off the ride. as of right now... there are no reports of any injuries. and we don't know what caused the ride to malfunction.... we'll continue to monitor this situation and posted. "we were completely horrified, shocked at what happened to my father .... seeing it on video made those emotions exacerbated nat(vicki)tonight we have new details of what happened to doctor david dao as he was forcibly removed from an overbooked united airlines flight(grant )and new details on what he wants the airline
to do about it.( vicki ) catherine heenan is here to explain , (catherine) the 69=year=old louisville doctor is lawyered up and ready to sue.his attorney says he suffered serious injuries ... but he wants more than just money. "no, i am not going. i am not going.'dao's lawyers say they hope that his words spark a consumer revolution.""dr. dao, to i believe his great credit, has come to understand that he's the guy. he's the guy to stand up for passengers going forward." and that the viral video will curb what they call united's downward spiral of disrespect, ""bullying customers has gone the next step now to physical injury." those injures include a concussion, a broken nose and two front teeth."he said being dragged down the aisle was more horrifying and harrowing than what he experienced in leaving vietnam."in a letter to employees united airlines c-e-o oscar munoz initially
said that dao was a "belligerent" customer who refused to comply with requests to give up his seat. now he says he is ashamed over the incident and promises big changes,"that is not who our family at united is." "the big changes, that ceo, i tell you i give him about 24 hours before he resigns. you could not have had a more tone-deaf response." "he apologized, we accept that. but its not going to let him off the hook here." dao's legal team is working on a lawsuit."we're doing our due diligence. when we file our lawsuit, it's going to be because everything, every word, every preposition is in that lawsuit for a reason."as for the man at the center of the controversy...my dad is healing right now and that's all i have to say about that." (catherine) dao's attorneys have taken the first step toward a lawsuit.. they want a court order requiring united and the city of chicago to keep records from the flight, including
video and cockpit records. a hearing is scheduled for monday. grant? (grant) world news now... and a major military strike in afghanistan... where the u-s has dropped its largest non-nuclear bomb. that's according to military officials, who say the 22- thousand-pound "moab" bomb...as it's known... was dropped in afghanistan this morning. they say the target was isis tunnels and personnel. the military is currently assessing the damage. "moab" - short for "the mother of all bombs" - was developed during the iraq war. but the white house says it's the first time this particular bomb ... has been used on the battlefield. (sot) (grant) "the united states takes the fight against isis very seriously and in order to defeat the group, we must deny them operational space, which we did." white house officials say isis has been using i-e-d's, bunkers, and tunnels to solidify its
defenses. and this this attack will boost the u.s. offensive against isis. an estimated 700 issi fighters are in afghanistan. the bomb used costs an estimated 16 million dollars. the u-s is said to have about 20 of them. (brittney) i'm chief meteorologist brittney shipp, i'll have your full bay area forecast after the break. rain showers are dissipating this afternoon as the upper trough lifts out of the area. cooler tonight. dry and slightly warmer weather returns for tomorrow and saturday. rain chances will return on sunday, and indications are that unsettled weather will continue into midweek next week. dry weather returns late next week. (vicki) in the east (vicki) in the east bay..
a dog died and five tents were lost in a fire at a homeless encampment in oakland. (dbx vo) it happened right under interstate 8-80 between 22nd and 23rd avenues. the fire was reported just after seven this morning..and took crews about 12 minutes to put out. witnesses say one of the camp's residents had been seen cooking the fire chief says that may be how the fire started.. traffic was backed up on interstate 880 as a result of smoke for some of the morning commute.. (grant) happening now.... ending suicide on the golden gate bridge. that is the goal of a new suicide
deterrent system recently approved by the golden gate bridge district... that has been in the works for years... and as kron4's haaziq madyun reports...today an emotional ceremony marked the historic occasion. the golden gate bridge is arguably the most beautiful bridge in the world. however the bridge has a dark sidesot sen. diane feinstein/(d) california: "the golden gate bridge is a source of immense pride in the san francisco bay area but for far too many families in our community it has been a place of pain"but today there is joy for political leaders, bay area transit agencies, community activists and survivng family members of suicide victims and that is because a new suicide deterrent system has finally been approvedsotkymberlyrenee gamboa/ son kyle gamboa jumped off gg bridge: "it's going to save people s lives"sacramento resident kymberly gamboa is holding a photo of her son kyle who committed suicide here back in september of 2013. kyle was 17-years-oldsot kymberlyrenee gamboa/ son kyle gamboa jumped off gg bridge: "so if there had of been a net, he would have landed in that net and at that time he could have gotten help or figured out what was wrong" this is the net she is referring to. here is a rendering of what the net will
look like when the work is finished sotpriya david clemons/golden gate bridge district spokesperson: "it is a big project. the bridge is 1.7miles long. the net is 200- feet above the ocean, 20-feet out. it's never been done before. so, this is a long project"stand up/haaziq although the new barrier is designed to prevent someone from committing suicide, it will not prevent someone from getting hurtsotpriya david clemons/golden gate bridge district spokesperson: "the point of the suicide deterrent is to deter suicide, is to make people not want to jump. so if there is a hard stainless steel platform that is two stories down and it's going to hurt you when you jump into it...you're not going to want to jump" kymberlyrenee gamboa/ son kyle gamboa jumped off gg bridge:"it's going to stop. the suicides are going to stop" that is the idea. the construction cost is $204 million dollars. caltrans, the mtc and the bridge district will cover the bulk of that. installation of the net will begin in 2018 and scheduled to be complete in 2021...on the golden gate bridge haaziq madyun kron4news (vicki) the san mateo county
coroner has released the name of the man that was hit and killed on highway 92 wednesday night. he has been identified as 67-year old carlos perez.. the chp says perez was walking near the center divider near el camino real when his was hit by a lexus. the accident happed around 10 p-m c-h-p says perez died at the scene. the driver of the lexus stopped and is cooperating with the investigation. (vicki) a big story we are tracking tonight. police say a woman was dragged off a san francisco municipal railway bus and robbed. it happened yesterday night around nine-30 in the area of fillmore and mcallister streets. officers say the 30-year-old victim was on a bus when a suspect approached her and tried to steal her belongings. several other suspects allegedly then dragged her off the bus and punched her while taking her cellphone, wallet, and even some of her clothes. the
suspects, described as four boys and six girls...remain evening. no word yet on the victim's condition. (grant) coming up on kron4 news at five...(vicki) president donald trump taking aim at defunding planned parenthood... details on the measure he signed into law. (grant) plus... northern california setting a new record for the wettest winter.... how much snow and rain we saw this season... (vicki) and after the break... bracing for another violent protest in berkeley... we'll tell you how police plan on keeping people safe during this weekend's trump protests. ....
(grant) police in berkeley are bracing for another round of protests between supporters and opponents of president donald trump. this comes after after last month's rally.... quickly turned into a bloody brawl between liberals and conservatives... the march 4 trump rally sparked several injuries and arrests.(vicki) this weekend's protest is expected to happen this saturday in the same area... martin luther king jr. civic center park. (grant) and as a precaution, the regularly scheduled farmers' market has already been cancelled. kron4's dan kerman is live in berkeley with details on this latest protest and what police are doing to keep people safe. natsthis was the scene march 4th in berkeley natsthis was the scene march
4th in berkeley when pro-trump supporters clashed with anti trump demonstrators at civic center park this saturday it's expected to happen again. a conservative group calling itself the liberty revival alliance is billing saturday's noon event as a patriots day free speech rally. attempts to reach supporters for comment went unanswered but sponsors posted this video on youtubenatsthis event will be a free speech rally where speakers will speak about the importance of safeguarding and keeping the first amendment in the bill of rights for all americans for those on the left side of the political perspective to the right side. we at liberty revivial alliance support the constitution and the bill of rights and all the freedom it gives but anti trump demonstrators aren't buying the group's message of free speech.sot ben lynch/by any means necessarythis is the neo nazi types, these are the groups that were armed on march 4th they took an ass whopping and they are trying to come back here and save face ben lynch is with by any means
necessary, one of the liberal groups behind a counter protest scheduled for the same location at 10 am.sotno we are not going to let them organize white supremecy against berkeley or the bay area. berkeley police say they've known about the rally and counter demonstratation for some timesot sgt. andrew frankel/berkeley policeour number one goal is to make sure our community can exercise their first amendment rights .berkeley police sgt anderw frankel says police have reached out to event organizers and other law enforcement agencies in preparation for saturday's rallies. he also says they've reviewed what happeed last time around sotevery time there is an evetn , we review it to see if improvements are needed where we could have done better weve doen that and i will leave it at that
(vicki) and berkeley police need your help tonight in identifying three more people they say rioted during last month's pro-trump demonstration. it happened on march fourth at a demonstration at the civic center park in what began as a rally in support of president donald trump. fights then broke out when counter- protesters showed up. police say they seized numerous weapons some of the demonstrators were carrying including bats, shields and helmets. (grant) stockton has been dealing with city council protests for weeks over an officer involved shooting. in return that is racking up over time hours for police. here you can see a chaotic scene in downtown stockton as police in riot gear chased after protesters they say turned violent and were blocking streets. police say the protests have
warranted a stronger presence and also 18-thousand dollars in officer over-time pay. some members of the community say it is a waste of tax dollars. in a statement stockton mayor michael tubbs says when people break the law that results in draining resources.. joe silva/stockton police department:"you have to have a good police response to deal with those situations so that's why you'll see that type of overtime that's occurring at city council meetings."(grant) one community advocate says he thinks if police were not at the protests to begin with then they would not turn violent. (vicki) one of the two women who fell into a river near fresno has died... and now rescuers are working to find the other woman alive... crews say the two young women were hiking in the sequoia national forest when one of them slipped into the tule river. the other woman went in to help her out. as of right now... it's unclear if the woman who died was the person who slipped or who went in to help. as of right now they have not released any
details on the women's identities... only that they are in their 20's. (grant) northern california sets a new record... the national weather service says this is now the wettest winter in the sierra. officials say they measure just under 90 inches of rain and snow... that beats the previous record of 88-point- five inches... and it was set in the winter of 1982-1983. winter storms have blanketed mountains in snow, flooded neighborhoods and even caused damage that could top one billion dollars. and as we know...even though it's now spring...the rain and snow...is not showing any solid signs of stopping. (vicki) turning our attention to weather as we take this live look at the embarcadero... chief meterologist brittney shipp joins us now to explain how long these breezy conditions will last...
rain showers are dissipating this afternoon as the upper trough lifts out of the area. cooler tonight. dry and slightly warmer weather returns for tomorrow and saturday. rain chances will return on sunday, and indications are that unsettled weather will continue into midweek next week. dry weather returns late next week.
killing 99.99% of odor causing bacteria. for a cleaner, fresher, brighter denture every day. (vicki) emergency workers in baltimore have long been arguing that they need more protection when they go out on calls...(grant) catherine heenan is here with video that many argue is 'proof' that they're right... and some help is overdue... (catherine) it's troubling video.....it shows a naked man attacking two female medics outside a baltimore hospital... the reason it's making the rounds.....some city leaders say it's evidenceof a much bigger problem... this might be the first time an incident like this was caught on camera.... you see the man grabbing the women's coats - and swinging them around.one of them is knocked to the ground. but records show city medics have been attacked or assaulted at least 13 times
after arriving on the scene of a call. some have been threatened by guns and knives. their union president says they need protective gear more than ever.. our medics are on the streets of baltimore 24/7 they hardly get a break at all and once in a while they encounter instances where i think they need to have proper protection. i just don't want our people hurt that's the bottom line. they're talking about things like protective vests and self- defense training..a lot of people say it's about time. one baltimore council member says he's pushed for protections before -- and he'll do it again.vicki and grant? (grant) breaking news out of cupertino where fire crews are working to put out a major fire... it's happening flora vista avenue, near garden gate elementary school.
it broke out just after five this evening now word yet if anyone was injured/ (vicki) coming up on kron4 news at 5...(grant) president trump... sticking to some of what he promised on his campaign trail... defunding planned parenthood... details on the new law he quietly signed coming up... (vicki) and things shaking up in the white house... the trump administration making a dramatic u-turn on foreign policy issues... we'll explain after the break...
new head & shoulders. cleans, protects and moisturizes to... ...get up to 100% flake-free and unbelievably beautiful hair it's not head & shoulders, it's the new head & shoulders (grant) now at 5:30... president trump -- who took a hard line on certain foreign policy issues during the campaign -- has made a series of reversals in his first 100 days.(vicki) before the election, he lambasted china, dismissed nato as 'obsolete,' and in years past cautioned against u-s involvement in syria's civil war.(grant) well now... the president appears to be flip-flopping on several key issues in the past 24 hours. from our partners at c-n-n... reporter reid binion explains. president trump: "i have absolutely no doubt we did the
right thing."president trump -- affirming his confidence in the u-s strike on the syrian regime of bashar al-assad... ...after its deadly chemical attack on civilians.president trump: "that's a butcher. that's a butcher. so i felt we had to do something about it."while the missile strike seemed to have broad support... ...it -- along with trump's strong words on assad... ...appeared to be a dramatic reversal from the somewhat hands-off approach signaled days earlier.trump's stance on syria -- just one of several major foreign policy shifts recently. during the campaign, he took a somewhat amiable tone on russian president vladimir putin.president trump: "putin did call me a genius and he said i'm the future of the republican party. he's off to a good start."...but this week -- a markedly different message. president trump: "right now, we're not getting along with russia at all. we may be at an all-time low."as trump's tone on russia cools......the president appears to be warming up to nato......which he derided during the campaign. president trump: "i said it was obsolete. it's no longer
obsolete."the administration -- saying the president's new outlook is a result of nato member countries beginning to better fulfill their financial commitments.trump -- also doing a u-turn on china... ...who during the campaign he accused of 'raping' the u-s economy.president trump: "they are the greatest currency manipulators ever! i'm going to instruct my treasury secretary to label china a currency manipulator."trump -- now backing off of that threat.......telling the wall street journal that china is not a currency manipulator.i'm reid binion reporting. (vicki) president trump signed legislation today aimed at cuttingoff federal funding to planned parenthood - and other groups that perform abortions..(grant) catherine heenan is here with more on the move - which nullifies a rule completed inthe last days of the obama administration... (catherine) the legislation allows states to withhold federal family planning money if they choose... it overturns a rule enacted last year by president obama - that 'prevented'
states from doing so.. more than a dozen states have tried to withhold money from planned parenthood in recent years. this is the first major pro-life legislation to be signed into law in more than a decade. the white house press secretary says this means states will set their own policies.. sean spicer/white house press secretary: our federal system was set up to allow states to address the unique needs of their own populations when possible, especially when it comes to programs as important and sensitive as family planning. with the bill signing, the president has restored the states' rights on this particular issue. president trump had actually praised the services provided by planned parenthood -- except for abortions. he signed the measure today behind closed doors in the oval office. it narrowly cleared the senate last month - and required a tie-breaking vote by vice president mike pence. vicki and grant? (vicki) turning our attention to weather as we take this live look at the
golden gate bridge... some showers across the bay area... chief meterologist brittney shipp joins us now with your forecast. rain showers are dissipating this afternoon as the upper trough lifts out of the area. cooler tonight. dry and slightly warmer weather returns for tomorrow and saturday. rain chances will return on sunday, and indications are that unsettled weather will continue into midweek next week. dry weather returns late next week. (vicki) santa cruz county animal shelter is asking for the publics help in finding the people behind recent animal fighting cases. (vicki) santa cruz county
animal shelter is asking for the publics help in finding the people behind recent animal fighting cases. in the past week animal shelter authories have found two young pit bulls in watsonville they believe were used as bait for dog fights.. they say both puppies have wounds and have behaivor consistent with dogs used for fighting. in the past few months they have also found more than 75 dead roosters in watsonville that appear to have been involved in fights. a 5 thousand dollar reward is being offered for information leading to arrests of the people responsible. (grant) also in santa cruz county...residents of a neighborhood in lompico are now keeping their pets inside...so they're not mauled to death. neighbors say these two dogs have killed at least four cats in the past two weeks.. residents do not know if these dogs are aggressive towards people but want them caught before they
do any more harm.. animal control has been alerted and say the owner could face criminal charges. (grant) still ahead... they are pictures that have gone viral.... a large shark lurking just yards away from beach goers... tonight... we hear from people who warned a man to get out of the water as the shark was headed towards him...(vicki) and after the break... it's passover with a little twist.... find out where you can get the perfect gourmet menus to celebrate the jewish holiday. (grant) and stock markets closing lower on good
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the religious holiday celebrated by jews around the world. it's also about special food and wine. tonight on dine and dish - we taste passover dinner with a twist. many people do traditional passover dinners at home. but there are restaurants stepping up to the plate... some, like canela bistro in san francisco's castro, are even going gourmet. probably only the pharaohs had arugula... in honor of the holiday celebrating jews exodus from egypt, chef mat schuster is whipping up a special four- course passover menu with all the fixings.(vicki) the matza aside, this is not your father's passover dinner. sure, there's all the essentials... just prepared with a spanish touch. (chef mat cooking) all that goes in... don't get me wrong - schuster was trained by one of the best - his jewish grandmother.(chef mat) this dinner's inspired by my bubbe. it's just a re-fresh. after 7 or 8 nights, anybody might experience palette fatigue. by the end of the week, you're definitely trying to get creative. at canela's - there's... matza crumb coated white fish filet. with spanish saffron in the sauce. braised spring lamb shanks followed by spanish wine - not your standard sweet
manashevitz. or if you want kosher - you can bring your own like this tasty bottle of brilliance from napa valley.(judy padis "brilliance wine") we've done kosher food and wine festival a few times now and it's always a star there. any good passover dinner is finished off with dessert - chef mat's roasted apple charoset is a crowd-pleaser.(chef mat) dessert spans all religions. and to that we say...(chef mat toasts) l'chaim - happy passover!(vicki and chef toast at table) happy passover. (grant) coming up on kron4 news at five... find out why california's child vaccination rates are on the rise...(vicki) be careful before you get into the water.... we'll tell you where a large shark was spotted lurking near spring breakers... (brittney) i'm chief meteorologist brittney shipp, i'll have your full bay area forecast after the break.
(grant) the trump administration makes another major military move. steve aveson is in the newsroom with what we are working on for kron 4 news at six. (steve) grant... the u-s made a major military strike against isis. today it dropped what's known as "the mother of all bombs" on isis targets in afghanistan. the 21-thousand pound bomb is america's largest non-nuclear bomb tonight we will look at what speficially the u-s was targeting. we will habe that story an much more on kron 4 news at six. grant back to you. (vicki) a spring breaker took pictures of a large shark lurking just yards away from a beach in alabama. the photos have since taken social media by storm. reporter katrice nolan has the reason why. (pkg) natsot:"it's a little bit
frightening, honestly."natsot: "i'm not getting in the ocean, i'm too scared."natsot:"it could be really dangerous." it's the same reaction, as people hear about a shark sighting on gulf shores beach last week.take a look at the pictures for yourself.kenneth clark posted them while visiting a friend, but he says, the pics going viral is not what he expected.voice of kenneth clark, took pictures of shark / beeper:"there was a shark and he was just staying along the water's edge, right in about three or four foot of water."he says it was about noon, which concerns him because typically sharks are looking for food, in the dawn and dusk times of the day.he says although people were staying out of the water, they were trying to warn another man to get out.voice of kenneth clark, took pictures of shark / beeper:"everybody was hollering, we were hollering at the beach from the motel, everybody on the beach was hollering at this guy, and it was headed towards him, but it didn't get close enough to him to say anything was going to happen."and although this time nothing did happen, beachgoers are still being cautious.chapel hunt, beachgeoer:"it makes me not wanna be in the water, but i will probably go anyway." unidentified beachgoer:"well i mean it makes me nervous for the people who do go out there and swim, so i hope it all
works out for them."reporting on gulf shores, katrice nolan news 5. (vicki) a smaller shark attacked a teenager in that area earlier this month. the teen got 80-stitches after the incident. (vicki) and you may remember just last week the bay area had a shark scare of it's own. april 7th a great white beached itself at pleasure point in santa cruz. the deceased eight foot fish forced most beach-goers to leave the area. after a necropsy, scientist say an infection is to blame for making the shark sick. (grant) california's child vaccination rate is up... it comes in the first year the state has required nearly all public school children to get shots. according to state public health officials... nearly 96 percent of this year's kindergartners received all required vaccines. that's the highest rate since the current immunization regimen was put in place in
2001. a law passed three years ago prohibited parents from opting out of vaccinations due to personal beliefs. as a result... california's immunization rates have been climbing. that law was tightened in 20-15 following a measles outbreak in disneyland. (grant) breezy conditions across the bay as we take this live look at the bay bridge. chief meterologist brittney shipp is here with what to expect. rain showers are dissipating this afternoon as the upper trough lifts out of the area. cooler tonight. dry and slightly warmer weather returns for tomorrow and saturday. rain chances will return on sunday, and indications are that unsettled weather will continue into midweek next week. dry weather returns late next week.
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you got next? chase. helping you master what's now and what's next. it is simpy called the mother of all bombs. the united states has dropped its largest, non-nuclear bomb ever in combat... targeting isis. ( steve ) good evening... i'm steve aveson.( vicki ) and i'm vicki liviakis... pam is on assignment. the white house says it was targeting an elaborate system of caves and tunnels in afghanistan.( steve ) as steve nannes with our partners at c-n-n... this is just latest flexing of military muscle by the trump administration. president trump: "we have
incredible leaders in the military and we have incredible military and we are very proud of them and this was a very very successful mission."at 7pm local time... the u.s. military dropped what's known as "the mother of all bombs" on isis targets in the afghan province of nangarhar. the 21-thousand, six hundred pound gps-guided bomb, the gbu-43/b, is america's largest non-nuclear bomb sean spicer, white house press secretary: "the gbu-43 is a large, powerful and accurately delivered weapon. we targeted a system of tunnels and caves that isis fighters used to move around freely making it easier for them to target u.s. military advisers and afghan forces in the area."the white house says the military took all necessary precautions to prevent civilian casualties, and is currently assessing the damage. this is the first time this bomb has been used on the battlefield. it was developed during the iraq war sean spicer, white house press secretary: "the united states takes the fight against isis very seriously and in order to
defeat the group, we must deny them operational space, which we did."this is a major military move in what president trump has called one of his top priorities - defeating isis. a statement by general john nicholson, the commander of u.s. forces in afghanistan, said isis has been using ieds, bunkers, and tunnels to solidify its defenses, and this attack will boost the u.s. offense against them. i'm steve nannes reporting. (steve) there will be a new suicide prevention barrier on the golden gate bridge. the idea has long been talked about... now the golden gate bridge district has finally found a system that they believe will save lives(vicki) there was a special ceremony held today to mark the occasion. there... kron4's haaziq madyun spoke to someone who works in the field of suicide prevention who approves of the new barrier. construction of the new suicide deterrent system on the golden gate bridge will cost $200-million dollars. some skeptics say the money will be wasted because people will just go to some other bridge to do what they want to do. not so...says eve meyer, the executive director of san
francisco suicide preventionsot eve meyer/executive director sf suicide prevention: "people don't find a way to die. they go on living"meyer is among supporters of the suicide deterrent system who gathered for a ceremony focused on launching the new bridge projectsoteve meyer/executive director sf suicide prevention: "people said that people would go somewhere else when we started talking about this. it turns out there were studied done by berkeley's school of public health and they studied people who were taken off of the bridge, ten years later they were either alive or died of natural causes"those findings are consistnet with research here at the golden gate bridge districtsot priya david clemens/golden gate bridge district: "there was a study done here at the bridge that showed 90% of the people who were taken off of the bridge and did not jump over the railing went onto live successful lives. they did not go on tom commit suicide and to kill themselves"the detererrent will be a net made of steel wirining stretching all the way across both sides of the bridge and two stories below itsot priya david clemens/golden gate bridge district: "the net is not going to catch you. it is going to hurt you if you fall or jump into it"that is the
primary deterrent. jumpers will likely survive it but not without a lot of painsot kimberly gamboa/son committed suicide at ggb: "it will be nice when that net is there. for people that don't know and jump into it, they will be given another chance and for a lot of people who do know there is a net, they won't come here to jump anymore" installation of the net will begin in 2018. the work is schedueld to be complete in 2021 on the golden gate bridge haaziq madyun kron4news (steve) a group of teens is suspected of dragging a woman off a muni bus and robbing her. it happened last night in san francisco's western addition neighborhood. investigators say the victim was on the bus near fillmore and mcallister streets.. when one of the suspects came up to her. she tried to fight back and was dragged off the bus as the group grabbed her cellphone,
wallet and other items before running off on fillmore street. police are looking for up to ten suspects in the crime. the woman was not hurt. (vicki) president trump's executive order threatening to withhold federal funding from sanctuary cities is being challenged in court by santa clara county.(steve) as kron four's rob fladeboe reports now from san jose, county leaders say the order amounts to nothing less than extortion. dave cortese/santa clara county board of supervisors" the residents of santa clara county stand to lose 1.7 billion dollars in federal funds promised for health care, social services and public safety programs.."santa clara county supervisor dave cortese and other community leaders gathering thursdayto stand behind the lawsuit which argues the constitution does not give the president the power to use state and local governments as tools to implement it's policies.dave cortese/santa clara county board of supervisors" if we can get a favorable ruling it's going to send a message across the country that we are
right, that the law is on our side and that you don't need to be fearful about enacting policies that are consistent with our constitution..."david campos/deputy county executive " you should be concerned that we have a president a president that is trying to use federal funds to essentially extort jurisdictions to do his bidding..."the county's argument will include a new study by the center for american progress whichfound that counties that do not enforce federal immigration efforts on average have 35.5 fewer crimes committed per 10,000 people, have a higher median household annual income, less poverty and lower unemployment. sheriff laurie smith.laurie smith/santa clara county sheriff" we can't afford to a single resident fear to call us when they've been a victim of a crime or to report a crime, we can't afford to have people be afraid to call 911..."if federal funds are withheld, among the hardest hit services would be those provided by valley medical center, which
recieves 70 percent of it's funding from the government. the cuts would hit social services, mental health providers and schools. john gundry/santa clara county office of education" there wouldn't be a child or a family with children in this communitythat wouldn't be affected. you'll see cuts in the school year, you'll see arts programs go away and the things we found valuable when we went to school would disappear..."patricia gardner/silicon valley ctr. for non-profit services" we depend on federal funding to deliver meals to seniors, to provide child care to working families, mental health programs and job training, all would be impacted..."rob fladeboe/san jose" its not clear of the judge will hand down a uling tomorrow. observers more than likely it will come sometime next week. that hearing is set for 9 a.m. tomorrow in san francisco federal court. in san jose rob fladeboe kron4 news. ( vicki ) one man is under arrest tonight for beating to death another man at a taco truck in the east bay. richmond police say it happened monday on 23rd street near clinton avenue. investigators say it started with a heated argument that escalated into a fight. the suspect, 31-year-old jose serrano, is accused of
knocking down the victim and then beating him before running off. the victim, 54-year-old robert viera, spent two days on life support before dying yesterday. serrano will face murder charges. (steve) we're now hearing from the attorney representing the united airlinespassenger who was dragged off a flight sunday... also from dr. david dao's daughter..(vicki) catherine heenan is here with the latest on the fact that united airlines isbracing for some intense legal pressure......on top of its p.r. nightmare.. (catherine) we're hearing that united airlines has issued another apology to the manforcibly removed from that recent flight..... but the man's attorney says david dao and his family have not heardanything 'directly' from the airline...... meantime - dao's attorney is doing plenty of direct talking.he held a news conference today...saying that the 69-year-old suffereda concussion and a broken nose....broke a couple of teeth....has damage to his sinuses....and might need
reconstructive surgery. and that's aside from what he calls a great deal of emotional trauma... her 69- year-old father has been discharged from the hospital...but may need more treatment.... dao's attorney calls the apology issued by the united c-e-o "staged" --- and says it finallyhappened only because the airline was taking a public relations "beating." the attorney says dao will "probably" sue over the incident...and that the city of
chicago, which employs the aviation police officers....is also responsible. steve and vicki? a live look outside right now... let's get our first look at the weather with chief meteorologist brittney shipp. rain showers are dissipating this afternoon as the upper trough lifts out of the area. cooler tonight. dry and slightly warmer weather returns for tomorrow and saturday. rain chances will return on sunday, and indications are that unsettled weather will continue into midweek next week. dry weather returns late next week.
( steve ) the rain moved out of the bay area by about lunch time, but it has turned into snow in the sierra.( vicki ) it is making a mess for drivers... with the c-h-p reporting lots of spinouts on interstate 80. grant lodes is watching the roads for us tonight... are things improving at all? ( grant ) a few hours ago... 80 was closed in both directions... it re-opened this afternoon... but chains are required. let's take a look right now. this is a live picture from a caltrans camera. we're looking at traffic headed eastbound toward lake tahoe on 80.... this at kingvale. and with
more snow expected through the night... the drive up the mountain is going to be a long one. we took a look at truckee a short time ago... the roads appeared clear... but wet of course. this is something we will be following through the weekend with another storm expected to roll through. it could be a rather snowy easter egg hunt if you plan on heading to tahoe. one way to stay on top of this never-ending rain and snow... the kron four mobile app. you can get traffic alerts and view real- time traffic maps showing trouble spots. it is available for free for apple and android devices. steve. ( steve ) bart is moving closer to raising fares to solve a budget problem. its board met today to deal with a projected shortfall of 30-million dollars next year. fare increases are at the top of the list. the board
is weighing adding a surcharge to riders who use paper tickets and reducing the discount for children. the other options being floated is to cut back on expenses which would mean delaying construction projects. the bart board is suppose to vote on the budget in june. ( vicki ) uber faces a big fine tonight. the serious offense the state of california is accusing the ride-share service of ignoring. ( steve ) and we have an update on some rather expensive instruments stolen from a bay area high school. the price tag on a couple of the instruments and the arrest made in this case.( vicki ) plus berkeley gets ready again. the big protest planned for this weekend that has people on edge and preparing for chaos.
berkeley is bracing for another battle between supporters and opponents of president donald trump( vicki ) a similar rally and counter protest last month resulted in numerous injuries and arrests.this saturday demonstrations are planned again in martin luther king civic center park. kron 4's dan kerman is live there tonight with more dan.
(dan kerman)the relative calm at berkeley's civic center park on thursday was the polar opposite of what happened there march 4th when pro and anti trump demonstrators faced off in aviolent melee now the two sides are poised to meet again on saturdaysot sgt. andrew frankel/berkeley police during the last event he compatants really only had one goal which was to go after someone who didn't have the same political idealogy that they had, if that happens we are going to take the appropriate police action berkeley police say they have reached out to demonstrators on both sides and to other law enforcement agencies in anticipation of this saturday's protest but offered little detail.sot we will be staffed appropriately to handle a number of contingencies.a conservative group calling itself the liberty revival alliance is billing saturday's noon event as a patriots day free speech rally. attempts to reach supporters for comment went unanswered but sponsors posted youtube video.natswe at liberty revivial alliance
support the constitution and the bill of rights and all the freedom it gives but anti trump demonstrators aren't buying itsot ben lynch/by any means necessarythese are the people organizing hate and trying to implement hate crimes and attacks against immigrants muslims and many of the bay areas diverse and international communities.ben lynch is with by any means necessary, one of the progressive groups behind a counter protest scheduled for the same location at 10 am.sot the more people we have out there countering them the less likely they will be able to comit any acts of violence against us or the people of berkeley 150
as berkeley prepares for yet another protest, it is still trying to get to the bottom of this violent demonstration on the u-c berkeley campus. protesters lit fires and tore through downtown back in february. it led to the cancellation of a speech by alt-right lightning rod, milo yiannopoulos. the riot did about 100-thousand dollars in damage and police are still trying to track down many of those responsible for the violence. (steve) also in the east bay. police say a dog died and five tents were lost in a fire at a homeless encampment in oakland. it happened right under interstate 8-80 between 22nd and 23rd avenues. the fire was reported just after seven this morning..and took
crews about 12 minutes to put out. witnesses say one of the camp's residents had been seen cooking the fire chief says that may be how the fire started.. traffic was backed up on interstate 880 as a result of smoke for some of the morning commute.. ( steve ) investigators need help to night identifying a man struck and killed last night on highway 92 in san mateo. the california highway patrol says the man was walking along the freeway in the westbound direction toward half moon bay. he was hit by an s-u-v just past the el camino real ramp. at this time, the c-h-p says it appears he is about 50 years old and possbily latino. he was a wearing a stanford hat. the collision remains under investigation. ( vicki ) new at 6 uber. may be fined $one point one million bucks for failing to investigate and or suspend drivers who are reported by a passenger to be intoxicated. that's according to california regulators. they say the golden state requires ride- hailing companies to have a
zero-tolerance policy for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. the order by regulators with the state public utilities commission. says investigators found no evidence that uber followed up with complaints one full day after passengers filed their complains. uber... has yet to comment (steve) as of this afternoon - northern california has set a major new weather record...(vicki) catherine heenan is here with the latest on what all the rain has meant for the history books.. (catherine) it's now the wettest year on record in the northern california mountains... the rain has meant good things all around the state.... and now - the northern sierra has officially broken through the old numbers.the national weather service made that official this afternoon. about 90 inches of rain and snow fell this winter... the previous record of 88 and a half inches was set in the winter of 1982-83.a series of late season storms pushed this
past winter into the history books... it's part of the reason governor brown finally declared the drought to beover last week... it hasn't all been good...winter storms have also flooded urban areas and caused damagethat could top a billion dollars. steve and vicki? let's take a look outside right now for the current conditions in the bay area... chief meteorologist brittney shipp joins us now with the forecast. rain showers are dissipating this afternoon as the upper trough lifts out of the area. cooler tonight. dry and slightly warmer weather returns for tomorrow and saturday. rain chances will
of dirt and trees slid down the hill and tookover the roadway. crews say they had a good indication something was going to happen. one man reported hearing popping and cracking sounds shortly before the huge pile of debris came rushing down. no one was hurt. ( vicki ) some big action today by the white house. the key piece of legislation signed by president trump and the impact it could have on planned parenthood in the futre.( steve ) and a couple of aspirin... for your health? why researchers say it could get rid of more than your headache... it could help save your life.new tonight at eight..it's been a rough week for united airlines. a canadian man is talking about his encounter with a áscorpion on a flight from houston.how the venoumous creature managed to sting him..and what the airline is doing about.that's tonight on kron 4 news at eight.
ve) president trump signed a bill thursday that allows states to withhold title-x federal funding from planned parenthood and other abortion providers. the senate just barely passed the resolution at the end of march. the action overturns a rule enacted last year that prevented states from defunding the providers. more than a dozen states have tried withholding funds from planned parenthood in recent years. this is the first major pro-life legislation to be signed into law in more than a decade. (vicki) police are looking for two suspects in a vioelnt gas station robbery in madera that was caught on camera. the suspects took cash from the station clerks... but not without a fight..(vicki) police say these two suspects entered the cheveron foodmart around 10 monday night on madera avenue.. when the man tried taking cash from the register you can see one clerk
tries to step in.. eventually the man did make off with the cash... the woman who you can not see in the video was reportedly holding the other clerk back. both suspects are wanted by police...the man could face felony robbery charges. ( steve ) the head of the c-i-a breaks from president trump when it comes to wikileaks. his sharp criticism of the notorious website and possible connection to the russian interefence in the presidential election.( vicki ) and they deliver much more than packages. watch a u-p-s driver spring into action... and save a family from a burning house.( steve ) we have an update on burglary at a bay area high school where someone stole several instruments from the band room. what police recovered and the arrest made in the case.
a roller coaster is stuck in the air with dozens of riders on board at six flags riders on board at six flags america. the joker's jinx has stalled with 24 people on board. the roller coaster car is stalled about 100 feet in the air and tilted at about a 20-30 degree ul were on board when the 17 roller coaster stalled.
(rob fladeboe)here in san jose santa clara county leaders have denounced the trump administrations executive order threatening to withhold federal funds from sanctuary communities as extortion. a federal judge in san francisco on friday will consider a lawsuit brought by the county that asks for a temporary injunction. county leaders say as much as 1.7 billion dollars in federal funding is at stake, including 70-percent ofthe funding for valley medical center. in san jose rob fladeboe kron 4 news. here on the golden gate bridge a ceremony was held to
announce approval for construction of a new suicide deterrent systemsotpriya david clemons/golden gate bridge district spokesperson: "it is a big project. the bridge is 1.7miles long. the net is 200- feet above the ocean, 20-feet out. it's never been done before. so, this is a long project"stand up/haaziq although the new barrier is designed to prevent someone from committing suicide, it will not prevent someone from getting hurtsot priya david clemens/golden gate bridge district: "the net is not going to catch you. it is going to hurt you if you fall or jump into it"sotkimberly gamboa/son committed suicide at ggb: "for people that don't know and jump into it, they will be given another chance and for a lot of people who do know there is a net, they won't come here to jump anymore"on the golden gate bridge haaziq madyun kron4news (dan kerman) here in berkeley police and community memebers gearing up for another protest and counter protest here at civic center park. pro trump conservatives have organized a rally for twelve noon. counter demonstraters on the progressive side now have a protest of their own at ten a-m. last time the two sides met it ended in fights and arrests. police believe they are prepared for this weekend events. while there were 4 to 500 people
last time they are expecting even more this time. in berkeley dan kerman kron 4 news. ( steve ) an update on a story we first told you about last night on kron 4. an arrest has been made in the break-in and theft of some band instruments from a bay area high school. fairfield police say a tip lead them to two of the stolen instruments valued at about ten thousand dollars. they were recovered from a home in fairfield and returned to armijo high school today. a 17-year-old boy from pacifica has been arrested for the burglary... but police say more instruments are still out there. as you can see from the pictures of what was recovered... they are clearly marked. chief meteorologist brittney shipp joins us now...
rain showers are dissipating this afternoon as the upper trough lifts out of the area. cooler tonight. dry and slightly warmer weather returns for tomorrow and saturday. rain chances will return on sunday, and indications are that unsettled weather will continue into midweek next week. dry weather returns late next week. ( steve ) the new head of the c-i-a
is blasting the website, wikileaks.( vicki ) during his first public speech since taking the reins... mike pompeo called the group a "hostile intelligence agency." this is a much different assessment than president trump's. wikileaks repeatedly published private e-mails from hillary clinton's campaign manager john podesta. that drew praise from trump during the lead up to the november election. podesta took his criticism of wikileaks one step further... making a direct link to russia.
the gru, had used wikileaks to release data of u.s. victims that the gru had obtained through cyber operations against the democratic national committee. and the report also found that russia's primary propaganda outlet, rt, has actively collaborated with wikileaks."> ( vicki ) just last month.. wikileaks released a trove of documents that it claims reveals some of the c-i-a's techniques. it included information on tools to hack televisions, smartphones and computers. ( steve ) a rather scary recall to tell you about tonight. tens of thousands of garbage disposals are being recalled because metal parts could fly off during use. so far three people have been hit by flying metal... but no injuries have been reported. the disposals are made by anaheim manufacturing and moen... the were sold between december of 2015 and march of this year. ( steve ) everyone knows aspirin can be an effective pain reliever... but new research has found another
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is being called a hero after he spotted flames coming from someone's massachusetts home.( steve ) and he didn't wait for the fire department to show up...he decided to put out the flames himself. u-p-s driver paul pereira was on his last delivery of the day...when he saw flames engulfing a front porch. pereira ran over, banged on the front door, and yelled..."your house is on fire". the family opened the door when they heared the ups driver's cries. suprisingly... they had no idea their home was on fire. they thought a neighbor was barbecuing next door. (sot) the cause of the fire is not known. (steve)in sports... as
image of kevin durant in a warrior uniformthis is the 3rd straight season the warriors have earned the top seed in the western conference and best record in the nba assuring them home court advantage throughout the playoffshere is the first round schedule(wipe to fullscreen) game 1 is sunday at opracle arena a 12:30pm tip then they get a couple of days off before game 2 wednesday also at oraclethen they move to portaland for game 3 a week from saturday followed by game 4 sunday games 2, 3 and 4 are all 7:30pm tip offsif necessary game 5 would be in oakland, game 6 in poirtland and game 7 back in oaklandlast night steph curry talked about the importance of the fans at oracle being loud and roudy(sot: curry) "if it's not crazy and lous and blowing the roof off... as we chase that ultimate goal every step of the way i'd be a little dissapointed... that why we want that number one seed so... obviously we start every series at home but big games... exciting games... we can feed off our crowd's energy... we're chasing something... we're not protecting anything this year so we gotta be ready."
another blazers' player mo harkless received a big bonus for not shooting threes last nightharkless has a clause ion his contract stating he gets a $500,000 bonus iuf he finishes the season shooting 35-percent on better from 3-point rangehe came into last nights's regular season finale at 35.1- percent so guess what he didn't even shoot one 3- pointer in the 22 minutes he played he was 5-of-6 on two's for 11 pointsand a half-million-dollar bonus sad sad news from the giants... brandon crawford was scratched from tonight's game as he had to fly to los angeles after his sister-in- law... the mother of two
children... died from asthma- related conditions... marshawn lynch to the raiders is becoming more of a reality. the team is negotiating with the retired running back. lynch has applied for reinstatement to the n-f-l. last week according to espn's adam shefter the deal 'eventually will happen' but the report that's picking up some steam is the raiders pursuing richard sherman. oakland is looking to improve their secondary after allowing more than 42-hundred receving yards and 27 touchdowns the deal can only happen via trade... ealrier this week the seahawks said they want a first and mid- rounder draft pick for the former cardinal.
hall of fame raiders head coach john madden joins the many fans that disapprove the raiders relocation to las vegas. he believes the silver and black belong in oakland john madden:"maybe that's just me, but he'll be over something. if your going to go that's really tough, but leaves us something here in oakland, please. i would hate to be a coach to take a team in there i would hate to have my team be in las vegas on saturday night before the game". kobe bryant and nike are
partnering up to start a youth baketball program called 'mamaba league' in los angeles. the league will be for children between the ages of eight to ten. bryant will be involved with the boys and girls... he will help them work on their technique and buld confidence. the former laker in the past has criticized a-a-u basketball for not teaching kids proper fundamentals the mariners unique ballpark food item is becoming a fan favorite. in their home opener crispy grasshoppers were sold out the hoppers are available at safeco field as a taco filling or as a small side in a cup. ( vicki ) ( vicki ) talk about
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chandra... a waitress at the cheescake factory and noi thai cuisine in waikiki was waiting on visitors from austrailia. during the dinner cayla says she had great conversation and told the couple she had been working two jobs to pay off her student loans after their meal she was shocked to see they left her a 400 dollar tip.. now for the even more amazing part... the couple came back to the restaurant the next day and offered cayla ten thousand dollars to help pay for her college tuition. final look at the weather with chief meteorologist brittney shipp.
"the insider," tracking the biggest stories making news today. number one, is bill o'reilly's sexual harassment forcing his exit from fox news? >> i don't say anything to anybody about that. >> as late night tries to guess his vacation destination. >> to hell, maybe? is it hell? then, are katie holmes and jamie foxx ready to make their rumored romance public? >> now, katie holmes wants to come out of hiding. and number three, stephen colbert celebrating his late night comeback who does he credit for his success? >> there's never been a better batch. plus, your "insider" bonus -- amy and goldie on the "ew" cover. >> it was fun.
>> amy's advice to see their new movie. >> sneak in booze. then -- >> this is what i have to deal with. this is what i got to deal with. >> we're stuck in the middle of a red carpet showdown between anthony anderson and his "black-ish" tv son, miles brown. >> i'm giving you a shout-out, anthony. >> i gave you a shove-out. now, "the insider" tracking hollywood from the inside out. >> are katie holmes and jamie foxx ready to make their rumored relationship official? why their photo speaks a thousand words. that's coming up. debbie matenopoulos is off. keltie's joining me from new york city where the buzz continues over bill o'reilly's sexual harassment controversy. >> timing, an interesting o'reilly factor, now that bill has announced he's taking his annual summer vacation. but could it be permanent? late night already having a field day with tonight's number one tracking story. bill's big problem. >> you know who bill o'reilly is, right? caution.